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Taking a Stand for All Life: A personal story by Sr. Kathy Cash

Taking a Stand for All Life: A personal story by Sr. Kathy Cash

by Sister Kathy Cash, OSB Sister Kathy Cash is a Ferdinand Benedictine and a motivated advocate for ending the use of the death penalty. She teaches math at Trinity High School in Louisville, KY. I thank my parents from teaching me at a very... MORE

Bishop Ramírez: "Responsibility, Rehabilitation, and Restoration"

Bishop Ramírez: “Responsibility, Rehabilitation, and Restoration”

Bishop Emeritus Ricardo Ramírez, C.S.B. presented the talk “Responsibility, Rehabilitation, and Restoration: A Bishop Looks Back” on July 22, 2014 at the Summer Institute on Social Action held in St. Louis. The speech  presents the background and context of the writing of the... MORE

Even the Smallest of Seeds Grows Into Everlasting Life

Even the Smallest of Seeds Grows Into Everlasting Life

By Adrienne Walsh, Director of Advancement – August 22, 2014 – In high school, I was cast in the musical “Godspell” by Stephen Schwartz. The musical is structured around a series of parables based on the Gospel of Matthew. The... MORE

Florida Catholic Conference Supports 'Yes' To All Life

Florida Catholic Conference Supports ‘Yes’ To All Life

By Ingrid Delgado, Florida Catholic Conference, Associate for Social Concerns/Respect Life – August 22, 2014 – There is an overwhelming disparity in who is sentenced to death depending on the victim’s race, defendant’s race, quality of legal representation, and where... MORE

Help End Florida's Notorious Death Penalty

Help End Florida’s Notorious Death Penalty

By Mark Elliott, Executive Director, Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty – August 22, 2014 – Florida’s death penalty program is notorious for its national record number of exonerated Death Row survivors. Since the 1970s, more than 24 wrongfully... MORE

CMN Builds Connections and Enhances Public Profile

CMN Builds Connections and Enhances Public Profile

- August 22, 2014 – CMN staff and speakers continue to connect with thousands through our media outreach efforts as we work to build a coalition of national support to end the death penalty. This month, Sr. Ilaria Buonriposi, Director... MORE

CMN Welcomes New Director of Advancement and New Program Assistant

CMN Welcomes New Director of Advancement and New Program Assistant

- August 22, 2014 – CMN is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff members in its Washington, D.C. office. Lydia Cocom (pictured on the left), our new Program Assistant, will manage our D.C. office, coordinating with our... MORE

CNN Website Highlights Ministry of Sister Helen Prejean

- August 22, 2014 – This month, CNN.com published an excellent profile of Sr. Helen Prejean and her national work to end the death penalty. The article, written by Moni Basu, highlights the recent torturous executions that have been in... MORE

CMN Rejuvenation Campaign Reaches Half-Way Mark

CMN Rejuvenation Campaign Reaches Half-Way Mark

- July 15, 2014 – In May, Catholic Mobilizing Network began its 2014 Summer Rejuvenation Campaign, with a goal of getting fifty CMN Stewards by the end of the summer. None of the work we do would be possible without... MORE

'Where Justice and Mercy Meet' Receives Second National Award

‘Where Justice and Mercy Meet’ Receives Second National Award

- July 15, 2014 – Where Justice and Mercy Meet: Catholic Opposition to the Death Penalty has received a first place award in the 2014 Catholic Press and Book Awards “Faithful Citizenship” category. This is the second national award presented... MORE